Email:     Phone: +1-706-769-1472


TRACS Accreditation Status

The College of Athens is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), having been awarded Accredited Status as a Category III institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on May 21, 2020. This status is effective for a period of up to five years. TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDOE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE). Contact TRACS at: 15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA  24551; Telephone: 434.525.9539; Email:; and TRACS.ORG.

Visit the following websites to verify CoA’s accreditation status:

U.S. Department of Education

Transnational Association of Christian Colleges & Schools Members



SACS Transfer of Credit Statement

State of Georgia Authorization

The College of Athens operates under full authorization of the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

College of Athens voluntarily participates in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) as a means of offering distance education to students within the 49 member states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. NC-SARA provides oversight and coordination for states and institutions that allows easier access for quality distance education for students residing within those states. For more information, visit NC-SARA Homepage | NC-SARA.

Comprehensive Assessment Plan

Engaging in accreditation work involves a commitment to continuous improvement of the institution. As such, the College of Athens collects, analyzes, and uses data for the purpose of strategic improvement. Click below to see the details of the CoA Comprehensive Assessment Plan data in the CoA Annual Reports.

CoA Annual Reports